Recently updated statewide enrollment projections show a slight increase in the number of kindergarten through 12th grade students from 2010-2011 to 2013-2014. Certified enrollment is for 2008-2009 is 477,019. In 2013-2014, that number is projected to increase to 487,440.
Projections also show a continued trend of increased enrollment in large suburban districts and a decrease in small rural districts.
Enrollment projections are based on trends observed in the number of students moving from grade to grade and birth rate trends.